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The Buttermilk Casket
The Effect of a Disrupted Light-Dark Schedule on Fear in Mice
The objective of the present study was to assess the effect of a disrupted light-dark (LD) schedule on fear and body weight in mice. Female and male Swiss Webster mice (N = 71) were exposed to either a normal 12 : 12 hr ...
When I begin to paint, I am starting a conversation between the surface I paint on and myself. I most often work on a vertical surface, plywood, and depict forms based off of my materials, marks, and thematic explorations. ...
La Primera Barrera Somos Nosotros: Society, Stigma, and Adolescent Sexual Health
Drawing on the disciplines of Anthropology and Philosophy, this thesis examines the influence of societal conditions and attitudes on adolescent sexual health. Chapters I, II, and IV focus on the United States, where the ...
The People's Palace of Late Victorian Scotland: The Making and Meaning of the Scottish Pub
For many centuries, Scots heralded the pub as the center of commercial, political, and social life. The emergence of the modern city in the mid-nineteenth century had significant impacts on how culture was defined and ...
Land Grabs: The Political Ecology of the Construction and Production of Potential Areas for Land Investments in Gambella, Ethiopia
In recent years, countries in the Global South have experienced a significant increase in the concession of large tracts of land by domestic and transnational companies, as well as governments, primarily for the production ...
An Exploration of Schemas, Stress, Mood, and Conflict in Women’s Close Relationships: Can the way we think prime emotions, promote stress, and provoke conflict?
Early maladaptive schemas (EMS) are negative cognitions about the self that develop in accordance to one’s relationships with others and the world. EMS develop early in life in response to four childhood experiences (unmet ...
Isolating and Characterizing an Fe(III) Transforming Deep Sea Thermophilic Archaeon
Thermophilic bacteria and archaea that grow optimally between 50-80°C thrive in deep-sea hydrothermal vent environments. These organisms adapt and evolve unique chemosynthetic mechanisms to flourish in chemically rich vent ...
Missing Stories: Housekeepers at Mount Holyoke
Missing Stories is the culminating project of a special major in multimedia journalism. The project focuses on three protagonists and has two parts: a magazine feature-length narrative nonfiction profile of one housekeeper ...